• CFA is the national voice of the ferry industry in Canada.


Ferries Transported Annually...

55 million


22 million


Billions of

dollars of goods


The ferry sector is a crucial part of Canada's infrastructure.


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Canada’s Ferry Sector Welcomes New Transport Minister, Thanks Garneau

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Today, the Canadian Ferry Association (CFA) welcomes new Transport Minister Omar Alghabra. “We look forward to working with Minister Alghabra to continue the work begun by his predecessor, Minister Garneau,” said Mark Collins, Chair of CFA’s Board or D ...

Transport Canada Updated Guidelines – Medical Certificates & Masks

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Transport Canada has updated its Guidance Material for Essential Passenger Vessel and Ferry Operators in order to provide greater clarity surrounding passengers refusing to wear a mask for medical reasons.  This issue was recently raised by CFA’s Board ...

CFA Board “Meets” with TC Minister Garneau

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

The Board of the Canadian Ferry Association was able to meet with the Honourable Marc Garneau, PC, MP, Minister of Transport through a videoconference.  Issues mentioned by Board members included: the need for the department to better collaborate and c ...

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